Matthew Kuhn of Waukegan walks up an alley through the snow toward Ridgeland Avenue east of North Avenue in Waukegan to a friend's house to shovel their driveway. | Michael Schmidt~Sun-Times Media
Get the shovel and get ready to do some heavy lifting. Three to seven inches of wet, slushy “heart attack” snow were forecast to fall on the Chicago area Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service.
And while most of the snow was expected to fall by Wednesday morning, an additional one to three inches could come down throughout the day, according to the weather service.